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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: USDA Rural Utilities Service

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Household Water Well System Grants
Provides grants to nonprofit organizations to create lending programs for homeowners to borrow funds for the construction or repair of household water wells.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Water and Waste Disposal Revolving Loan Funds
Grant funds to help nonprofit organizations establish a lending program that will finance water or wastewater systems for rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 20, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program
Loans and loan guarantees to provide funds for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans and Loan Guarantees
Loans and loan guarantees for the construction, maintenance, improvement, and expansion of telephone service and broadband in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grants Inactive
Grants to improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas through the use of telemedicine, computer networks, and related advanced technologies.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 4, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Community Connect Broadband Grant Program Inactive
Grants for communities without broadband service to provide residential and business services and connect facilities, such as police and fire stations, healthcare, libraries, and schools.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Rural Energy Savings Program Inactive
Loans to qualified intermediaries, small businesses, and families to implement cost-effective energy efficiency measures.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 19, 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 19, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Solid Waste Management Grant Program Inactive
Offers funds to organizations to provide technical assistance that will reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources and/or improve planning and management of solid waste sites in rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service
Water and Waste Disposal Technical Assistance and Training Grants Inactive
Grants for organizations that assist communities with water or wastewater operations through technical assistance and/or training.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2018
Sponsors: U.S. Department of Agriculture, USDA Rural Development, USDA Rural Utilities Service